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Friday, 10 December 2010

Spectacular meteor 'fireball' explosion over Britain leaves stargazers buzzing ahead of Geminid space shower

A dramatic meteor “fireball” exploded over Britain on Wednesday night, creating a spectacular light show the length of the country ahead of the Geminid space shower.

The “very bright” meteor lit up the skies from Somerset to Aberdeen, leaving the astronomy world abuzz.

Despite lasting just five seconds, witnesses thought they were watching a rare meteor shower because it was such a dazzling display.

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